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Seven Novellas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a boyhood of flying in my father's airplane, summers at a cabin in northern Minnesota, to Special Forces basic training, this book covers a wide range of recollections. A fictionalized account of my father's death on a hunting trip in Canada, a small church's influence on my life, and an idyllic childhood of friends and family are part of these novels to be read in one sitting.
Ginny and Me: Reflections of What God Can Do
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
Ginny and Me: Reflections of What God Can Do is a deep personal story about my troubled relationship with my mother, who lived with a severe mental illness. Ginny, died unexpectedly at Christmas season, and buried later on Mother’s Day weekend. My story addresses how God carried me, and several social issues including mental health, child neglect and abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief.
The Man Who Mistook Himself For The Messiah: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book, though not without a genuine sense of humour, contains the account of one man's life, before, during, and after severe psychosis. Tragic at times, and nothing short of heroic at other times, the story that is told outlines his experience of schizophrenia, in extensive detail. This memoir gives a voice to those who suffer from the disease, while also educating . . .
This Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016 by Paper Horse Design & Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The story of one woman's search for meaning, told with refreshing honesty. Spiritually adrift in post-war Germany, Edith settles in Australia. She survives marriage, a child and divorce; car accidents, hardships and suicide attempts. Ultimately, her search takes her within herself through revelations of past lives. Insights of these experiences allow Edith, finally, to find some inner peace.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
No Time For The Smiths
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The hilarious memoir about Australia in the 1950s. When a naive young couple marry, romance clashes with reality and just about everything goes wrong - and right. When a gormless just-married couple rent an impractical shack at Avalon, twenty-six miles from Sydney, they face an endless commute in a broken-down car. Soon they have no time for anything except 'keeping on the road'.
Living in Two Worlds: What I Learned from the Indigenous People of America
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
A short book, but one of great value concerning the emerging culture of Native American society, written by an educator who devoted 50 years of his life to serving this community as a high school teacher and a college professor, and who, as a corporate speaker and trainer, now teaches the spirit and humor of the American Indian as key elements in every public presentation he makes.
Keep Swinging: A Memoir of Politics and Justice
Pre-release—available November 29, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,480. Language: English. Published by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Joseph L. Bruno is a small-town American success story. The son of immigrants, he worked his way out of Depression-era Glens Falls, NY, served in Korea, and was one of the three most powerful men in the New York state senate as Republican leader. During fourteen years in the Senate, he forged coalitions, achieved compromises, and brought together feuding legislative factions for the common good.
It'll Feel Better when it Quits Hurting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Many years ago my friends and I would sit around and play what we called "Jerry Springer: the Home Game". The object of the game was to see how many upcoming shows we qualified for, and whoever had the most at the end of the program won. I was the reigning champion. For better or for worse, this is the mostly true, fairly accurate, and almost completely factual account of my life.
Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life. biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. In this groundbreaking work, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods.